Some Vancouver harm reduction advocates are taking a DIY approach to B.C.’s intersecting health emergencies.
Isotonitazene is a novel synthetic opioid that has not yet been banned. But deaths are on the rise.
"I’ll never forget my mom yelling 'YOU’RE DOING BARBITURATES?!?' at 8 o’clock in the morning on the lord’s day."
The president claimed nations that use the death penalty for drug offenses have solved their drug problems. In fact they have not.
Hydromorphone, aka "Dilly," is now available to people who aren't ready or able to quit opioids.
Public health experts say this reflects a continuing reluctance to treat addiction as a health issue.
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In some parts of the world they conjure wild memories from the 2010s. In Russia, they're more popular than weed.
Imprecise medical classifications may be concealing how many people are dying.
A look at the opioid problem in Estonia suggests that in some parts of the U.S. and Canada, fentanyl is likely to replace heroin for good. The country's experience also offers a few workable solutions.
"In public health, there are always trade-offs."